Sheikh Zayed Book Award
  • Since 2007, 74 winners from around the world have been awarded
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Young Author Award

Dr. Mahmoud Zein Al-Abedeen Syrian Arab Republic Architecture Of The Ottoman Mosques

Dr. Mahmoud Zein Al-Abedeen – Syria
Translation Award

Althat a'inha Ka'khr, Translated From french by the philosopher paul Ricoeur

Dr. Georges Zinaty – Lebanon
Young Author Award

The Future of International relations, from civilizations conflict to humanitarian civilization and peace Culture.

Mohammed Sa’di – Morocco
Young Author Award

Permanence and Deception: Post-Colonial Discourse in the Contemporary Arab Criticism” [Al Rasees Wal Mukhatala – Khitab Ma b’d Al Coloniyalyya fil Naqd Al Arabi Al Mu’aser]

Dr. Rami Abu Shihab – Jordan
Publishing and Technology Award

The publishing house which has published significant works for all age groups

Arab Scientific Publishers Inc. – Lebanon
Arabic Culture in Other Languages Award

Arabian-Naito to Nihon-Jin (The Arabian Nights and the Japanese)

Sugita Hideaki – Japan
Translation Award

Naguib Mahfouz’s Cairo Trilogy (Palace Walk, Palace of Desire and Sugar Street)

Hanawa Haruo – Japan
Literature Award

Majaneen bait lahem (The Fools of Bethlehem)

Osama Alaysa – Palestine

Latest News


Abu Dhabi, May 14, 2018 - The Sheikh Zayed Book Award has announced it will be accepting nominations for its 13th edition (the 2018/19 Awards) starting this month and running until October 1st 2018. T...

Zayed Book Award’s Grand Ceremony marked on April 30

Abu Dhabi 29 April, 2018 - Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, the 12th Sheikh Zayed...

Arab World Institute named Cultural Personality of the Year 2018

Abu Dhabi 24 April 2018 – Sheikh Zayed Book Award announced today that ‘L’Institut du Monde Arabe’ (IMA), or the ‘Arab World Institute’ is the winner of the 12th Edition’s Cultural Personality of the ...

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